Our train stop is a major hub which brings in people who don't live here but who drive or bus here to catch the train. One of the M13 victims was found right next to it at the beginning of the green belt (a huge stretch of preserve land that runs down in the middle of LI for miles). On the other side of it, in the adjacent towns, one is primarily black and the other Hispanic (M13)
Other than the trials of those charged in the murders, there has been little mention of them in the news. Between the people known to be M13 members round-up and the attention that the area has gotten for illegals, any existing or want-to-be's are on the downlow at present.
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